Kathleen Alcalá


June 22 - 1:00 p.m. Los Norteños present a bilingual reading from Cien Años de Soledad/​One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Greenwood Branch of the Seattle Public Library.

Greenwood Branch
8016 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103

Nov 22 – Seattle 7 at the Phinney Ridge Neighborhood Center.

Ferry Tales - Turning Family History Into Fiction

Selected Works

From the early literature of the Americas to the late 20th Century
Creative Nonfiction
Essays on Family and Writing

The Desert Remembers My Name makes an important contribution to discussions of ethnicity, identity, and the literature of place.”
Bloomsbury Review
"...a mesmerizing tale... the author explores the fascinating confusions and contradictions plaguing a culture precariously poised between tradition and modernization."
"She never forgot the power of storytelling as testimony."
The Utne Reader
"Kathleen Alcalá's Spirits of the Ordinary is an enthralling book..."
–Paul Yamazaki, City Lights Books

"This book entered my dreams."
–Alberto Rios
Short Fiction
"Thoroughly satisfying."
The New York Times Book Review

"By turns touching, entertaining, and surprising, and uniquely her own."
Publishers Weekly

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